Mecikalski Stovewood Building

Mecikalski Stovewood Building (HM1AUJ)

Location: Pelican Lake, WI 54463 Oneida County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 30.464', W 89° 4.285'

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The Mecikalski Stovewood General Store is named for John Mecikalski, who emigrated from Prussia with his parents in the 1870s. John married and purchased land in Oneida County. Together, four Mecikalski brothers supplied valuable services during the heyday of the logging industry. This general store was built in 1899 of stovewood.

"Stovewood" is made from logs cut into sections, set in lime mortar, and stacked perpendicular to the length of the wall. It is an unusual construction method rarely seen outside of this area of the Upper Midwest. This is one of the largest stovewood buildings known to exist. It is a rare commercial building using this uniquely American method of architectural folk art.

Marker a gift from the Luty Family Foundation.
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number536
Year Placed2011
Placed ByWisconsin Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 338189 N 5041442
Decimal Degrees45.50773333, -89.07141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 30.464', W 89° 4.285'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 30' 27.84" N, 89° 4' 17.10" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 383-499 Max Rd, Pelican Lake WI 54463, US
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